SWF (Slammers Wrestling Federation) Heavyweight title.
WCW Cruiserweight title defeating Madusa (January 16, 2000 –
Souled Out). Career History
In The Beginning:
Ed Ferarra initially wrestled in the Slammers Wrestling Federation in Southern California..
World Wrestling Federation:
Ed Ferarra was hired by the WWF as a writer, teaming up with Vince Russo for many projects..
World Championship Wrestling:
Ed Ferarra & Vince Russo jumped to the WCW writing staff and wrote in an on-air character for himself called “Oaklahoma”..
~~~~~~~~~~~~The character was created to mock WWF announcer Jim Ross, and even poked fun at his bells palsy..
January 12, 2000 – Thunder: World Cruiserweight Champion, Medsua defeated Oklahoma in an evening gown match..
January 16, 2000 – Souled Out: Oklahoma (Ed Ferarra) defeated Madusa (w/Nitro Girl Spice) to win the WCW Cruiserweight title!..
Late 2001: Ed Ferrara debuted in NWA Wildside and criticized the concept of women participating in wrestling..
~~~This began a feud with homosexual wrestler
Lazz.. ~~~A Five Minute Survival Match was booked for the Wildside Anniversary Show that year between the two..
~~~If Ferrera survived five minutes with Lazz, he got five minutes with the Wildside creative mind, NWA VP Bill Behrens..
~~~Lazz accidentally knocked out referee Jimmy Rivers, allowing Behrens to come out and hit Ferrara with a tennis racket!
~~~Lazz hit his finisher, the Britney Spear, and Behrens entered the ring and physically slammed the unconscious hand of Rivers..
NWA: Total Nonstop Action:
Ed Ferarra signed on as color commentator for Jerry Jarrett’s upstart NWA Total Nonstop Action promotion..
June 19, 2002 – NWA: Total Nonstop Action Debut: Appears as an announcer on TNA’s very first show.. August 2002: Ed Ferarra left Total Nonstop Action to pursue “other opportunities”..
Total Nonstop Action:
September 20, 2009: Ed Ferrara returned to TNA to partner up with Vince Russo in the creative department..
Ed Ferrera left his teaching job at Columbia College in Chicago, Illinois to return to Total Nonstop Action..
June 2010: Ed Ferrara was fired from the Total Nonstop Action creative team..